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Pakistani family sentenced to death for ‘honour killing’

The relatives of Farzana Iqbal who bludgeoned her to death in May outside a Pakistani court, causing a public outcry, have been sentenced to death.

Pakistan: Slit throats and bullets await couples who marry for love

Two more "honour killings" in Pakistan this week highlight the plight of young couples who marry without the consent of their families.

Sister of slain Pakistani woman says husband is the killer

Farzana Iqbal's murder sent shockwaves around the world. Now her sister says it should be Muhammed Iqbal behind bars, not her father and family.

Pakistan arrests suspect in Sri Lanka cricket attack

Pakistani police arrested a militant on Wednesday they suspect was involved in an attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore in March.

Anti-Taliban cleric killed in Pakistan blast

A prominent anti-Taliban Pakistani Muslim cleric was killed on Friday in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Lahore, police said.

At least 20 dead in twin Pakistan blasts

Two bombs exploded in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Tuesday, one outside a government office, killing at least 20 people, police and officials said. Well over 500 people have been killed in Pakistan this year in a campaign of suicide bombings, which intensified after troops stormed a radical mosque in Islamabad in July.

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